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Prevent Data Breaches

The Wizuda products are built with Privacy and Compliance by Design and include functionality and built in safeguards to help prevent some of the most common data breaches reported in Ireland and the UK.

Protect your Business from Data Breaches Don’t Risk:

The Order to Cease Processing
Reputational Damage
Customer Trust

Common Data Breaches

Data Breach 1

Emailing the Wrong Person

We’ve all done it, typed in the first few letters of the recipient’s email address, it autocompletes the rest, we press send and then realise it’s gone to the wrong person!!!

Horror strikes! We know recall doesn’t work, if anything, it piques people’s interest in the email.

With no way of truly retracting it or being able to tell if they have read or downloaded it, we have to report the potential data breach to the Supervisory Authority within 72 hours.

Wizuda CFS addresses this in several ways, including;

Recipient address verification

It may sound simple, but simply being automatically prompted to verify the list of recipients in a vertical display, highlights incorrect domains and has been proven to prevent such manual errors.

Retraction Capability

Wizuda CFS includes the ability to instantly retract a mail and have instant visibility over who has read and/or downloaded the file prior to retraction.

This prevents you from having to report a potential data breach unnecessarily.

Data Breach 2

Forgetting to BCC

Another example is failing to BCC the recipients. This can have devasting effects as we saw in the UK which resulted in the ICO issuing a fine of £200k pre-GDPR – see here for further details.

Wizuda CFS provides the solution;

BCC by Default

Built with Privacy by Design, Wizuda CFS automatically prevents recipients from seeing the email addresses of the other recipients, by default. Whilst there is an option to allow recipients to view these, it has to be selected deliberately first, thus minimising this risk significantly.

Data Breach 3

Data Being Automatically Transferred to Unauthorised Recipients

Wizuda CFS provides the solution;

Authorisation Workflows

Wizuda gives you options to set up authorisation workflows around transfer activities so you can ensure for any transfer to take place, it would need to go through an approval process first. This protects against manual error or a malicious insider threat.

Data Breach 4

Failure to Conduct DPIAs on all High-Risk Transfers

Wizuda CFS provides the solution;

Unique DPIA linkage for File Transfer Jobs

Under the GDPR, Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) should be conducted wherever there is high risk. Wizuda’s MFT includes the option to store and manage DPIAs and link them to data transfers. If the DPIA states this is high risk transfer and should be transferred via secure protocol, then only the secure transfer protocols will appear in the transfer job configuration screens.

Data Breach 5

Failure to Anonymise or Minimise Data

Wizuda Anonymisation Module provides the solution;

The Wizuda Anonymisation module enables you to apply a variety of techniques to structured data in order to anonymise, pseudonymise or remove the data. This can then be built to run automatically as part of the on-going transfer process.

Data Breach 6

Failure to Respond to a Subject Access Request

Wizuda Subject Access Request Management

Improve operational efficiencies through the Wizuda DSARs centralised hub for managing the request from initial receipt right through to completion. Prove you managed such requests compliantly and within the SLA timeframe.